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Lantana montevidensis

Trailing Lantana
Perennials
Classification Scientific Name: Lantana montevidensis
  Common Name: Trailing Lantana
  Family: Verbenaceae
  Location Index: HG4
  Suggested Use: beds & borders

groundcover

hanging baskets
     
Plant Plant Type: perennial
  Plant Form: spreading

cascading
  Height: 1 - 2 feet
  Spread: 3 - 6 feet
  Bloom Period: summer

fall
  Flower Color: purple, yellow
  Flower: small flowers borne in clusters
  Foliage Texture: fine
  Foliage: evergreen or half deciduous vine-like shrub
     
Environment USDA Zone: zones 9 - 11
  Native Range: South America
  Sun Requirement: full sun
  Water Requirement: low
  Soil: well-drained

adaptable
  Heat Tolerance: very high
     
Care Maintenance: cut heavily after frost
  Liabilities: watch for spider mites

not frost hardy
  Tolerances: heat

drought
  Propagation: stem cuttings
     
More Additional Notes: can use to trail over walls

perennial treated as an annual
Lantana montevidensis

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